In this certificate you will learn through hands-on practice in labs, studios and outdoor locations.
Theory subjects are taught in a lecture format and all classes are taught by industry practitioners who have current knowledge of new technologies and photo imaging techniques.
Study areas include advertising, portrait, documentary, video, design, business practices, compositing, digital retouching, photojournalism, illustrative, fashion, wedding, and fine art photography.
You will learn from teachers who are working professionals, focused on developing each students’ own individual aesthetic approach and practice.
Our staff, as industry practitioners, are able to support networking opportunities with industry and alumni to help guide you in gaining employment upon graduation. As part of the curriculum, you will not only learn creativity and theory but also the business skills you need to help you freelance or start your own career. Flexible study options are available for those who currently work or are aiming to work in the industry while studying.
Students are assessed via folios, printed output, written documentation, essay work, online testing and exhibitions. Although some projects are team oriented, most work is individual.
The Certificate IV in Photography and Digital Imaging also offers strong links to the arts industry, gallery tours and exhibitions, guest speakers and visiting arts practitioners.
Blended learning options
Courses offered as part of blended learning programs include a meaningful blend of online, on-campus, and workplace based learning tailored to the type of study you undertake. This learning is active, prioritising tasks that involve exploration and development of skills and knowledge through interaction and engagement.
Online aspects provide positive benefits such as flexibility and adaptability using digital activities and materials, while also strengthening the interaction and connection with timetabled and on-campus experiences such as tutorials, practicals, or workshops.